Chronic coffee and caffeine ingestion effects on the cognitive function and antioxidant system of rat brains

@article{Abreu2011ChronicCA,
  title={Chronic coffee and caffeine ingestion effects on the cognitive function and antioxidant system of rat brains},
  author={Renata Viana Abreu and Eliane Moretto Silva-Oliveira and M{\'a}rcio Fl{\'a}vio Dutra Moraes and Grace Schenatto Pereira and Tasso Moraes-Santos},
  journal={Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior},
  year={2011},
  volume={99},
  pages={659-664}
}
Coffee is a popular beverage consumed worldwide and its effect on health protection has been well studied throughout literature. This study investigates the effect of chronic coffee and caffeine ingestion on cognitive behavior and the antioxidant system of rat brains. The paradigms of open field and object recognition were used to assess locomotor and exploratory activities, as well as learning and memory. The antioxidant system was evaluated by determining the activities of glutathione… CONTINUE READING
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